A CAR crash closed part of a busy Brighton junction early this morning.

The accident happened at the junction of Carden Avenue and London Road in Brighton just before 6am.

Traffic travelling northbound from Brighton had to go down to one lane, with the turning into Carden Avenue closed.

A back wheel on the silver Ford car was bent in after the impact but police said there were no other vehicles involved and no injuries.

Police said the road was clear by 7.30am.